12 New Things To Stream In June | SLMan
You’d think streaming services would be starting to run thin on content. Well, not yet – this month’s new drops are as plentiful as ever. Here is the SLMan edit of the best films, series and documentaries landing in June…

The Last Days Of American Crime

In a dystopian near-future America, rife with criminal activity and terrorism, the US government plans to broadcast a signal that would make it impossible for anyone to knowingly commit an offence. Seizing their last opportunity before the shutdown, Graham Bricke (Edgar Ramirez) and Kevin Cash (Michael Pitt) team up to try and make history’s final heist one of its biggest. Adapted from an acclaimed graphic novel, this noir thriller is action packed and explosive.
 
Available from 5th June
 
Visit Netflix.com

El Presidente

From Armando Bo, the Oscar-winning co-writer of Birdman, this new series satirises a sporting scandal that rocked the world. In 2015 accusations of corruption engulfed football’s global governing body Fifa, leading to the arrest of some of its highest-ranking officials. This Spanish-language tragicomedy focuses on the rise and fall of Sergio Jadue, a small-time Chilean football manager who became an unwitting FBI informant, exposing one of the largest networks of bribery, fraud and money laundering in history. 
 
Available from 5th June
 
Visit Amazon.co.uk

Living Abroad

Amazon continues its football-themed endeavours with this documentary series, which follows the lives of four of Spain’s most celebrated players as they relocate to different corners of the world. Living Abroad tracks Xavi, David Villa, Javi Martinez and Juan Mata as they uproot their families and adapt to new cultures, both off and on the pitch.
 
Available from 5th June
 
Visit Amazon.co.uk

Hillary

A conniving megalomaniac to her opponents, but a feminist trailblazer to supporters, Hillary Clinton is a divisive political figure. Premiered at the Sundance festival earlier this year, this four-part documentary is a close-up portrait of the former first lady and secretary of state. Drawing on unseen campaign footage and exclusive interviews with members of her family and close circle, it examines Clinton within the wider context of contemporary US politics.
 
Available from 5th June
 
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The Disaster Artist

When aspiring actor Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) forms a budding friendship with the mysterious and eccentric Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) the two decide to independently produce their own Hollywood movie. Written, directed, produced and starring Wiseau, The Room is often hailed as the best worst film ever made, famed for its nonsensical script and unorthodox production process. The Disaster Artist is a biographical comedy based on Sestero’s memoir of his involvement in The Room, chronicling how, despite the odds, it turned out to be a cult classic.
 
Available from 9th June
 
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Das Boot Season 2

The German World War 2 drama returns after a cliffhanger ending to its first season. A sequel to Wolfgang Peterson’s incredible Oscar-nominated 80s film of the same name, it takes place nine months later, in 1942, with a fresh cast of characters. The plot centres on an inexperienced U-boat crew working to complete a secret mission out at sea. Meanwhile, on land a German woman questions her allegiance to the Nazis when she gets caught up in the French resistance movement in the small town of La Rochelle.
 
Available from 9th June
 
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The Woods

From the author of The Stranger, this Polish adaptation of Harlan Coben’s novel is set to be the next binge-worthy series. In 1994, on the outskirts of Warsaw, a group of teenagers enter the woods of a summer camp. The result is a double homicide, two unsolved missing-person cases – and a gripping crime thriller. Twenty-five years later, Pawel is still reeling from his sister’s mysterious disappearance. When new evidence emerges, the hope that his sister could still be alive leads him into a web of secrets and deceit.
 
Available from 12th June
 
Visit Netflix.com

Father Soldier Son

Brian Eisch is a decorated third-generation soldier who is fiercely worshipped by his two sons. After he is critically wounded while touring in Afghanistan, he returns home a changed man. Spanning almost a decade, this documentary film is a personal portrayal of one family, whose experiences with war, masculinity and fatherhood add up to a poignant reflection of modern-day America.
 
Available from 19th June
 
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Wasp Network

It’s a big month for Edgar Ramirez. As well as starring in The Last Days of American Crime, he’s the lead in political thriller Wasp Network. He plays René Gonzalez, a pilot who leaves his wife (Penelope Cruz) and daughter in Havana to join a spy ring in Miami. Based on true events, the film tells the story of the Cuban Five: the intelligence officers tasked with infiltrating Cuban-American organisations working against Fidel Castro, and who were later convicted of espionage and other crimes.
 
Available from 19th June
 
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Athlete A

In 2016, journalists at the Indianapolis Star started to investigate the Team USA gymnastics set-up, finding that lax policies had enabled systematic sexual abuse of young gymnasts by team doctor Larry Nassar. This documentary follows the award-winning reporters who broke the story and gives a voice to the victims. ‘Athlete A’ – now identified as Maggie Nichols – was the first of hundreds of victims to come forward, prompting a litany of abuse allegations that continue to make waves in the world of gymnastics today.
 
Available from 24th June
 
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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

For the first time in its history, the Eurovision Song Contest has been cancelled. By coincidence, Netflix can offer a fine substitute for the much loved and much derided music competition. Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams play Icelandic singing duo Lars and Sigrit, who are chasing victory with their entry ‘Volcano Man’. Set in the 70s heyday of Eurovision, this parody also stars Pierce Brosnan, Dan Stevens and, naturally, Graham Norton.
 
Available from 26th June
 
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A Killer Uncaged

Thirty years ago, Dale Wayne Sigler confessed to murder and was sentenced to death. Having spent over half of his life on death row, Signer is now preparing to be released into the custody of his 70-year-old prison pen pal, Carol. This true-crime series spans three years as a convicted killer adjusts into a society he barely recognises, while revealing and reflecting on the motivations behind his heinous crime.
 
Available from 28th June

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